Coast Guard assists, good Samaritan rescues 2 boaters off Knight Key

Coast Guard assists, good Samaritan rescues 2 boaters off Knight Key
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard crewmembers transferred two boaters from this capsized 15-foot boat to Coast Guard Station Marathon, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. MIAMI — Coast Guard crewmembers transferred two boaters Monday to Coast Guard Station Marathon after they were rescued by a good Samaritan from...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Getaway near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Getaway near Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 72-year-old man from the cruise ship, Norwegian Getaway Monday approximately 60 miles south of Key West. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a notification at approximately 2:50...

Coast Guard rescues two people in water near Lower Matecumbe Key

Coast Guard rescues two people in water near Lower Matecumbe Key
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission rescued two people from the water Thursday approximately one mile north of Lower Matecumbe Key, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report from Florida Keys Boat Rails of Islamorada at approximately 5:23 p.m. of an unmanned adrift vessel with a swim ladder in the down position, indicating that...

Coast Guard medevacs man from motor tanker near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs man from motor tanker near Key West
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI— The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old man with seizure-like symptoms from the motor tanker Oreon Voyager Tuesday approximately 26 miles south of Key West. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a medevac request at approximately 1:25 p.m. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard rescues two people in water near Marathon

Coast Guard rescues two people in water near Marathon
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water Sunday after their vessel broke free of its mooring and grounded on Knights Key Shoal near Marathon, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a notification of three people in the water at approximately 2:20 p.m., and diverted a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs man 9 miles south of Key West

Coast Guard medevacs man 9 miles south of Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 23-year-old man with vision complications from the tug Tiny Pyne Sunday approximately 9 miles south of Key West. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report of the injury at approximately 1:50 p.m. Sunday. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard, NOAA seize illegal shrimp catch

Coast Guard, NOAA seize illegal shrimp catch
A Coast Guard and NOAA joint boarding team seized approximately 6,000 pounds of shrimp with an estimated price of $60,000. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration seized approximately 6,000 pounds of shrimp with an estimated price of $60,000 from the 68-foot fishing vessel Ronald E. near the Dry...

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailing vessel near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailing vessel near Key West
The sailing vessel Anthem moored at Coast Guard Station Key West after being towed there by the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans crew Jan. 07, 2018. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Brandon Murray MIAMI —The Coast Guard medevaced a 56-year-old man from his sailing vessel, the Anthem, approximately 12 miles east of Key West, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 2 dogs from vessel near Cudjoe Key

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 2 dogs from vessel near Cudjoe Key
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people and two dogs from a vessel taking on water Monday in the vicinity of Cudjoe Key. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a distress call from the 40-foot trawler Addicted, reporting they were taking on water. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast...